Louisiana College firing was in response to whistleblower complaint

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Timothy “Tim” Johnson says he was fired from his position as executive vice president of Louisiana College because he filed a whistleblower complaint against school president Joe Aguillard.

“It is a result of my filing a whistleblower complaint,” Johnson said in an interview with The Town Talk.

Johnson said he was notified May 17 that his contract with LC would not be renewed when it expired July 31. Johnson now is working part-time as a pastor in North Louisiana.

Johnson spoke to The Town Talk this past week for the first time since controversy erupted in February on the campus of the private Baptist school. Under school policy, Johnson was prohibited from speaking to the media while he was under contract to the school without first obtaining Aguillard’s permission.

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